Dubai’s low-cost airline will fly twice weekly to AlUla from March 2.
Flynas was the first airline to connect AlUla and Dubai, and now Dubai’s low-cost airline Flydubai is the second airline launching direct flights to AlUla from Wednesday, March 2.
The first UAE airline to operate this route will fly on Wednesdays and Saturdays, making it the perfect schedule for enjoying AlUla’s incredible ancient history and tourism delights over the weekend.
The 3 hours 10 minutes flights from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Airport (ULH) will depart at 11.45 am on Wednesdays, at 4 pm on Saturdays, landing in AlUla at 6.10 pm local time.
Al Ula in Saudi Arabia here we come!👍 From 02 March we’ll twice a week to Al Ula, home to the UNESCO World Heritage site, Hegra!✈ That will make six destinations in Saudi Arabia: Al Ula, Dammam, Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh and Yanbu (from 24 February).😎 #flydubai #flydubaiwithme #saudiarabiaPosted by flydubai on Friday, February 4, 2022
The return flights from AlUla are scheduled at 2.55 pm on Wednesdays and 7.10 pm on Saturdays. A return economy fare costs SAR1,050 and SAR3,500 for a return business class ticket, bookings available at flydubai.com.
AlUla is home to Hegra, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage as an unspoiled ancient wonder. This site opened to global travelers for the first time in 2020.
Visitors at AlUla travel through a living museum of well preserved Nabataean tombs of Hegra, sandstone outcrops, historical monuments, and dwellings that hold 200,000 years of mostly unexplored human history.
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flydubai will resume its thrice-weekly service to the port city of Yanbu from Thursday, February 24, bringing the budget airline’s Saudi Arabian route network to six destinations.
The airline operates flights between Dubai and Jeddah, Dammam, Madinah, and Riyadh.